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Some of the region's best known castles include Crathes Castle, Haddo House, Balmoral Castle and Dunnottar Castle.With more castles per acre than anywhere else in the UK, it's not hard to see why Aberdeen City and Shire is known as ‘Castle Country’.
Dating back to the 13th century, Fyvie Castle is found about a mile north of the village of Fyvie in Aberdeenshire.
Huntly Castle sits on the edge of the small market town of Huntly, beside the River Deveron in Aberdeenshire.
Historic Buildings & Homes
Haddo House was designed by William Adam for the 2nd Earl of Aberdeen in 1732, and refurbished in the 1880s.
Slains Castle is found on the rocky Aberdeen coastline near the town of Cruden Bay.
Duff House is the premier outstation of the National Galleries of Scotland and houses a collection of fine paintings and furniture.
Explore the impressive ruins of this fairytale castle set in the stunning Grampian countryside.
The combination of a 13th century square tower, a Jacobean mansion house and the additions of Victorian lairds make Drum Castle unique among Scottish castles.
Balvenie Castle is a ruined castle near Dufftown in the north of Aberdeenshire.
Discover the imposing 13th century stronghold of the Earls of Mar.
Corgarff Castle, dating back from the 16th century, sits in the tranquil Aberdeenshire countryside.
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